Address
13000 S. Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90061
United States
Phone
(310) 217-9400
Web Site
http://www.reedsgingerbrew.com
Email
Last Updated
3/23/2006

Categories

Beverage Companies: USA , Beverage Companies: USA

Brands

China Cola
Reed's Ginger Brews
Virgil's Sodas
Reed's Ginger Juice Brews
Virgil's Diet with Stevia
Reed's Natural Energy Elixir
Flying Cauldrom
Reed's Culture Club Kombucha

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Company News

John Bello Named As Nominee For Reed’s Inc. Board Chairmanship

The company, which includes Reed’s Ginger Brew, Virgil’s Soda in its brand portfolio, has been mired in controversy over the composition of its Board since August, when a group of activist investors, calling themselves The Committee to Rescue Reed's, formed to pressure CEO Chris Reed into accepting changes to the board's personnel.

Reed’s Inc. Board Saga Continues

This week the conflict took a more personal turn, with the dissident stockholders’ committee leader, Edwin Lozano, and Reed each questioning the other’s professional backgrounds, and a former board member who had tried to mediate the dispute joining Lozano’s faction.

Lewis Jaffe Joins Board At Reed’s As Independent Director

Mr. Jaffe is considered an “independent” director and will serve on the board until the 2016 annual meeting where he will be a candidate on the slate of directors being presented by the Company to all shareholders.

Reed’s Reports Record Q3 Sales Amid Board Restructuring

Speaking with BevNET after the earnings call, Reed said that four independent board members with expertise in marketing, supply chain, governance and finance, respectively, would be announced in about a week and a half.

Distribution Roundup: COCO5, Reed’s Expand in Target; Honest Kids Hits Subway

COCO5 today announced new distribution of its all-natural flavored coconut water beverages in 415 Target stores across the U.S. Meanwhile, premium soda and kombucha maker Reed’s, Inc. announced that its Reed’s Ginger Brew products are now available in 1,335 Target stores throughout the country.

Lizard King Redux: Bello Aiming for REED’s Board of Directors

Famous for building SoBe and selling it to Pepsi for close to $400M, Bello is one of two or three potential strategic additions to the board that Reed is hoping will help him hold off a new slate of directors: activist investors met with the ginger brew and root beer maker on Monday, he said, discussing their own slate of board members.

Reed’s, Inc. Expands Distribution Into the Caribbean with DP Distribution

With over 75 years of experience, DP has developed relationships with the world’s premier brands including Coca-Cola, Campbell’s, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group and P&G, providing direct-to-store distribution throughout Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Central and South America.

Reed’s Sonoma Sparklers Are Now Available at All Rite Aid Locations

All of the nearly 4,600 Rite Aid stores across the US will feature 16oz bottles of delicious, all-natural Sonoma Sparklers in three flavors: Sparkling Organic Raspberry, Sparkling Organic Lemonade and Sparkling Organic Peach.
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